Central Texas Workforce Development Board

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas is led by a board of directors comprised of community leaders from local businesses, educational institutions, labor groups, economic development corporations, community-based organizations, and government entities. Under their direction, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas implements the Workforce Investment Act principles so that local residents gain access to career opportunities and employers can build the workforce they need for success.

We are Led By
trusted community Leaders

In Texas, twenty-eight Workforce Boards, which include ours, are responsible for:

– Developing local plans for the use of Workforce
– Investment Act funds Oversight of the local service delivery system
– Coordinating activities with economic development entities and employers in their local areas

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas board members are appointed by local officials and work in tandem with the State of Texas to develop policies and guidelines, and to provide oversight of the local workforce investment system. Board membership includes individuals representing business and industry, economic development agencies, community-based organizations, education, organized labor, public assistance agencies and more. 

Executive Committee

  • Ken Alessi, Chair
  • Zach Dietze, Vice Chair
  • Sonya Havens, Treasurer
  • Larry Anglin, Past Chair
  • Judy Bowen, Literacy Council Chair
  • Horace Grace, Representing the Workforce Board
  • Bill Stanford
  • David Blackburn, Ex-Officio


  • Sonya Havens, Chair
  • Barbara Bozon
  • Horace Grace
  • Tama Shaw
  • Bill Stanford
  • Ken Alessi, Ex-Officio
  • David Blackburn, Ex-Officio

Board Meeting Materials

March 2021

Workforce Board of Central Texas Meeting Materials (includes agenda).

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The Workforce Solutions of Central Texas System is an equal opportunity employer/programs. Equal Opportunity is the Law. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to people with disabilities.

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